SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

January 09, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How does Australia make independent schools affordable for lower-income families? New study coming Tuesday, Jan. 10

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 09, 2017) - On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining independent school funding in Australia.

The study, Regulation and Funding of Independent Schools: Lessons from Australia, spotlights how that country's unique government funding model for independent and religious schools makes them more affordable for lower-income families, and how it can serve as a model for Canada.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Jan. 10 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Deani Van Pelt
    Director, Barbara Mitchell Centre for Improvement in Education
    Fraser Institute

    For media interviews with Deani Van Pelt or for more information, please contact:
    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589